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Reminder: Alice Sinclair Memorial Writing Competition 2016

Closing Date: 31 August 2016

As reported on Page 26 of the June Edition of Writers Voice, the Lake Macquarie Branch of FAW (NSW) invites writers to enter its 2016 Alice Sinclair Memorial Writing Competition.

Open Theme.

Category A: Poetry (free or traditional to 50 lines).

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The Society of Women Writers NSW – Literary Luncheon September 14, 2016

LITERARY LUNCH AND WORKSHOP

GUEST SPEAKER: Valerie Pybus – Quest for Green Gables.
Most dreamers like surprises and I fit into that niche.
To know that a longed-for destination is within one’s grasp cannot fail to awaken a writer’s juices and lust for life.
The opportunity arose to visit Green Gables on Prince Edward Island.

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Writing NSW Grants: now open!

Applications are now open for the Writing NSW Early Career Writer Grants, Emerging Writing Organisation Grants and the Writer & Technologist Grant. A total of $27,000 in funding is available to early career writers, emerging writing organisations and for a joint project by a writer and technologist.

Further information on The NSW Writers Centre Website.

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The Society of Women Writers NSW – Literary Luncheon August 10, 2016

LITERARY LUNCH AND WORKSHOP

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: GUEST TALK: Dr Catherine Bishop – Making Ends Meet: Colonial Women in Business

GUEST SPEAKER: Dr. Sue Woolfe – The War Between Research and Creativity

WORKSHOP PRESENTER: Dr. Sue Woolfe – Remembering Your Creativity

The Society of Women Writers NSW welcomes newcomers to our monthly Literary Luncheon on the second Wednesday of each month.

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Wollongong Writers Festival Short Story Competition

Closing date: Thursday 15th September 2016.

This international short story prize is open to writers around the world regardless of age, genre or career stage.

Prize: AUD$1000 and publication in Mascara Literary Review.

Theme: Tidal.
Wollongong is a beautiful coastal city, but you still never know just what might wash up on the shore!

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Literary Luncheon: Guest Speaker Announced

Our State President, Trevar Langlands, has announced the Guest Speaker for the Literary Luncheon to be held in November.

Trevar’s announcement:

I am very excited to announce my special guest for our November Literary Awards – The year is going fast so I do hope you Susannah Fullertonwill get your bookings in early as my guest will especially delight readers and writers alike.

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Book Launch and Radio Interview with Trevar Langlands

Date for Book Launch: Saturday 30 July 2016

Time: 1:00 pm

The Ukrainian Studies Foundation in Australia and the Ukrainian Association of Sydney invite you to a Literary Launch to celebrate the publication of:

  • Shards of Life by Helen Boris, and
  • An English-language translation of Volodymyr Yavorivsky’s The Chornobyl Madonna by Yuri Tkacz.

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Writers Voice Deadline – 15th August

Just a reminder that the Writers Voice Quarterly Copy Deadlines are: 15 February, 15 May, 15 August and 15 November each year.
Copy for submission should be sent to:

The Editor,
Writers Voice
65 Barbara Boulevard,
Seven Hills NSW 2147

Tel: (02) 9831 6808
Email:

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Macarthur Playwriting Festival 2016

The closing date for scripts is 16th September 2016.

Wingz Productions are currently seeking submissions for the annual playwriting competition, Macarthur Playwriting Festival 2016.

The short-listed plays will be staged on 26th November 2016 at the Town Hall Theatre, 297 Queen Street, Campbelltown, as a part of the festival.

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Reminder: Ray Koppe Young Writers’ Residency

Applications close: Monday 2 May 2016.

Click on this link to see the details of the original post.

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